News | October 5, 2020

Western Dental Opens Third Office In Palmdale, California

PALMDALE, CALIF.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Western Dental & Orthodontics, one of the leaders in accessible, affordable oral health care and the leading orthodontics provider in the nation, today announced the opening of a new office in Palmdale, CA.

The new office is located at 37134 East 47th Street, near the intersection of East Avenue S in a major shopping center that includes Walmart, Lowe's, Walgreens and other retailers. With the addition of the new office, Western Dental now operates 233 offices in California.

"Our new Palmdale office expands access to dental care for patients in the Antelope Valley," said Dr. John Luther, Chief Dental Officer for Western Dental. "Patients in the area can now visit us at three dental offices in Palmdale, in addition to three offices in neighboring Lancaster."

The new office provides comprehensive dental services, including general dentistry, orthodontics, oral surgery, dental implants and oral hygiene services, creating a "dental home" for its patients. The office comprises 16 operatory and exam rooms, including six treatment rooms dedicated to endodontics and pediatric dentistry.

"We're grateful to be part of this growing community and in a thriving retail center," said Dr. Evelyn Jacob, Managing Doctor at the Palmdale office. "Our new office is state-of-the-art, and our staff is eager to welcome families and friends from the community."

Western Dental welcomes patients covered by the Medi-Cal Dental program (known as Denti-Cal) at all of its California offices, in addition to accepting uninsured and privately insured patients. Western Dental is the leading provider of services to the Denti-Cal program, which provides health care benefits for more than 13 million individuals and families in California.

The office is open on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The office is closed Thursdays. A virtual open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony are planned.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit www.westerndental.com or call 1-800-6-DENTAL.

ABOUT WESTERN DENTAL

Western Dental (with its supported affiliates, including Brident Dental & Orthodontics, Access Dental, Blue Hills Dental, South Texas Dental and Vital Smiles) is one of the nation's largest dental providers and is the leader in accessible, affordable oral health care, serving approximately 3 million patient visits annually in 324 affiliated offices throughout California, Texas, Arizona, Nevada and Alabama. In addition to general dentistry, Western Dental offers orthodontics, oral surgery, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and endodontics in its offices, creating a convenient full service "Dental Home."

In California, Western Dental is the leading provider of services to both adults and children in the Denti-Cal program – part of the Medi-Cal public insurance program that provides health care benefits for more than 13 million low-income individuals and families. Western Dental dentists provided care to a half-million Denti-Cal beneficiaries in 2019, and Western Dental is committed to continuing to partner with the State to improve the program. In Texas, Western Dental's affiliate Brident Dental is the leading provider of Medicaid services and recently entered into a first-of-its-kind agreement to participate in a value-based care and payment model under the state's Medicaid program.

All of Western Dental's services are backed by a unique quality assurance system that electronically monitors all patient visits, treatments, dental staff and clinical performance to enable high-quality care. To learn more about Western Dental or inquire about an office in your community, visit www.westerndental.com or call 1-800-6-DENTAL.


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